Yurts 2021

posted Jul 31, 2020, 12:58 PM by Jill Douglass   [ updated Aug 2, 2020, 3:02 PM ]

Quick Facts

Dates:  Spring Break 2021 (March 13-19?, 2021)
Where:  Southwest Nordic Center Yurts (near Chama, NM), Palo Duro Canyon?
What:  Snowshoeing/cross-country skiing backpacking, camping 

Itinerary

Saturday, March 13th:
  • Leave Austin at ??
  • Arrive ?? at ??
Sunday, March 14th:
  • Leave ?? at ??
  • Arrive Chama, NM at ??
    • Stay overnight ??
Monday, March 15th:  
  • Start:  The trailhead is on Co. Highway 17 at Cumbres Pass
  • Groups
    • Group 1 snowshoes 4.5 miles to Flat Mountain Yurt
    • Group 2 snowshoes 4.5 miles to Trujillo Meadows Yurt
Tuesday, March 16th:
  • Groups
    • Group 1:  snowshoes 4 miles to Trujillo Meadows Yurt
    • Group 2:  showshoes 4 miles to Flat Mountain Yurt   
Wednesday, March 17th
  • All hike back to trailhead on county highway 17 at Cumres Pass

To Do List

  • Itinerary
    • Where at we staying on the night of the 13th
    • Where are we staying in Chama (make hotel reservations)
    • Where are we renting snowshoes?
    • What are we doing after yurts?
  • Food - menu
  • Paperwork
    • YPT
    • health forms
    • waivers for yurts

Training

  • Hypothermia
  • Packing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Avalanche training
  • Map study

Links

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